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Real Estate Matters

Technology has really changed real estate. Back in the day, agents had phonebook-sized Multiple-Listing-Service (MLS) publications...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on May 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2683 Views

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Palo Alto looks to snuff out smoking at parks, plazas

Smoking would become a forbidden activity at some of Palo Alto's most prominent outdoor spaces under a proposal the City...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on May 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 3199 Views

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Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 3325 Views

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PG&E begins new project on Alma Street

Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Wednesday began replacing major valves on Alma Street between Colorado Avenue and the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 16, 2013 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 2982 Views

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Shop Talk

FLEMING'S ON THE MOVE ... Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Construction...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by ArĂȘte, on May 18, 2013 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 5119 Views

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Around the block

A RITUAL CHEESE CRACKING ... The new gourmet grocery store <B>The Fresh Market will forgo the usual ribbon cutting in favor...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 24 comments | 4140 Views

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Palo Alto hopeful about buying historic post office

The future of Palo Alto's downtown post office building could become clearer Monday night, when the City Council considers...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on May 20, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 2755 Views

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Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 7747 Views

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Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 3528 Views

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Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by undrgrndgirl, on May 23, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2322 Views

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Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by A Palo Alto kid, on May 31, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 48 comments | 5314 Views

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Editorial: Enact vehicle-dwelling ban

Compassion and support for the downtrodden has always been an important part of the Palo Alto culture, but city leaders have...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 77 comments | 5318 Views

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Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 5747 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo VAs to hold Memorial Day events

Memorial Day will be marked by commemorations across the Bay Area, including at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, which...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by suzanne m, on May 25, 2013 at 3:42 am | 1 comment | 3185 Views

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Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on May 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2157 Views

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Kniss speaks out on battle with breast cancer

For a year Palo Alto City Councilwoman Liz Kniss held a closely guarded secret shared only with her husband and with four...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ann, on May 25, 2013 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 3949 Views

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Police locate missing Alzheimer's patient

Palo Alto police said they have located an 85-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease and dementia who had been missing since...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by moi, on May 25, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 2970 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 2940 Views

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VIDEO: Stanford Laptop Orchestra

Musicians of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra share their current experimental works, reflect on the interactions of humans...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3375 Views

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Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 8020 Views
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